Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Door finisher

Exploded View

1. Power window switch finisher

2. Front door finisher

3. Step lamp

4. Armrest finisher

5. Inside release handle escutcheon

6. Inside release handle

Removal and Installation

Removal

1. Release the pawls at the rear edge and remove inside release handle escutcheon, then remove the screw.

2. Lift power window and door lock/unlock switch finisher upward to remove, then disconnect the connectors.

• Remove the front door finisher screw beneath power window and door lock/unlock switch finisher.

3. Place a suitable tool (A) under the rear corner of the armrest finisher (1) and disengage the bottom plastic clips. Slide the tool up to disengage the three metal clips.

CAUTION: Do not pull on the armrest finisher.

4. Continue to move the suitable tool (A) and disengage the upper metal clip and remove armrest finisher (1).

5. Remove the front door finisher screw beneath armrest finisher.

6. Release the clips around outer edge, then remove front door finisher.

7. Disconnect inside release handle and lock knob cables from back of front door finisher.

Installation

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

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